Mumbai: Nine months in advance of its box office debut, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince is already casting a spell over moviegoers, according to a MovieTickets.com poll.
In a survey conducted between 8 August and 5 October, nearly 4,000 movie fans who had just purchased tickets at MovieTickets.com weighed in with their picks for the most anticipated films over the next 12 months. Rounding out the top three films generating the most interest over the next year were sequels X- Men Origins: Wolverine and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.
The MovieTickets.com Top-10 Most Anticipated Films
1. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
2. X-Men Origins: Wolverine
3. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
4. Public Enemies
5. Angels & Demons
6. Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian
7. The Informant
8. Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
9. The Day the Earth Stood Still
10. The Taking of Pelham 123
MovieTickets.com consumers were asked to rank a list of upcoming films slated for release within the next year on a scale of one to five, with one signifying they had little-to-no interest in seeing the film and a five meaning they had significant interest in seeing the film.